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. those agencies, those agencies that put out their regulations are required by law to explain to the american people whether it's worth it or not. they havele to certify how many hours it's going to take the american people to comply with all their new regulations. 81 year, mr. speaker, million hours. 1 million hours just last year were added to the federal regulatory code book in new work for men and women across this country. why is that low? the federal government is borrowing money to spend here. there is no prospect for tax relief on the horizon. taxes keep going up. brand new health care bill in place that folks don't understand. going to destroy their health care system, not to mention add to their cost of their business. and the federal government last year in the midst of this terrible recession, the midst of this difficult economy, added $33.9 billion in additional costs through regulatory activity that's going to take 81 million hours to complete. let's do some back of the envelope math, mr. speaker. 81 million hours. the average work year, 40 hours a week, you wor
mother-in-law, forever -- former first lady abigail adams. tonight at 8:00 eastern on c-span and c-span3. speeches from the weekend meeting of the conservative political action conference. the head of the advocacy group citizens united talked-about car brous's latest efforts to influence republican primaries leading up to the 2014 primary elections. about 15 minutes. >>>> two years ago the president told a lie about the supreme court decision called citizens united. the case struck a huge blow. the president of citizens united is up next. he has proposed document series since 2004. please welcome david bossie. [applause] i'm president of citizens united. it has been a big year, as we celebrate our 25th anniversary. it is great to be back here as we come together for our 40th time. citizens united is doing it again this year, where we get a chance to show off some of the groundbreaking conservative films available today. conservatives need to think of new and innovative ways to develop and deliver our message to a broad our audience. one of those ways is through film. fellow conservatives
campaign of her husband and the compass relationship with her mother in law abigail adams. we will include your comments and questions monday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span and c-span3, who also on c-span radio in c-span.org. next, defense secretary chuck hagel announces the deployment of intercepted missiles -- interceptor missiles on the west coast. next, new hampshire senator then at 8:0040nd 5:00 p.m., a former florida governor jeb bush. the pentagon will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptor missiles, along the west coast to the u.s.-based missile defense system. secretary chuck hagel made this announcement, saying he was determined to ensure the protection of the u.s. homeland and state ahead of the north korea missile program. this is 25 minutes. >> good afternoon. a statement, and then i will take a couple of questions and ask the under secretary, the vice chief to address the specific questions you have about the topic that we will talk about. announcing a series of steps the united states will take to stay ahead of the challenge posed by iran and north korea d
the interest in her should be every bit as much as for her mother-in-law. she is a woman who saw more of the governments of the world than most women of that day. in london, berlin, st. petersburg, washington. she truly experiences and reflects on these experiences through her letters and diaries and memoirs in a way that ring a richness to our understanding of the. she lived in -- of the period she lived in. >> and a life of tragedy. she lived through extraordinary events. crossed paths with remarkable historical figures. it was in the life where she suffered loss after loss. presidency turned out to be, in many ways, disappointing. that is not the note on which the story ends. there is real inspiration there for all of us. >> thank you, as always for your expertise. amanda, nice to meet you and thank you for helping us learn more about louisa catherine adams through your extensive work on her papers. thanks to you for being with us and the white house historical association for their help in producing this series. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions cop
could take is to allow for a strategic reform of our immigration laws so we can bring young, aspirational people that will rebuild the demographic pyramid to make our entitlement secure and jump-start our economy in a way that would create an uplifting of our hopes and dreams. but also directly impact u.s. growth. >> former florida governor jeb bush on immigration wars part of book tv this weekend on c-span2. >> the pentagon will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptor missiles to the west coast. defense secretary chuck hagel made this announcement during a briefing with the press core. he says she's he is to ensure protection. with the joint chiefs of staffs and defense under secretary for policy james miller. his is 25 minutes. >> good afternoon. i have a statement, and then i will take a couple of questions and ask the under secretary, the vice chief to address the specific questions you have about the topic that we will talk about. today, i am announcing a series of steps the united states will take to stay ahead of the challenge posed by iran and north korea development
to this has to to meet her father and mother in law. of that moment she would write, had i stepped onto noah's ark, i could not have been more utterly astonished. louisa catherine had a in winning over abigail adams. john adams was easy, he took to her right away. she always felt are a comfortable and well liked by him. abigail is more skeptical. perhaps due to john quincy's teasing. he only gave abigail a little bit of information about louisa catherine. he was not forthright in his intentions. it was a surprise that he married louisa catherine so quickly. abigail did not get a chance to know her. she was quite concerned, although she was an american citizen, she had never been on american soil. this was not what she intended for her son. through time, she learned to grow and love and understand louisa catherine. through the years, they forged a very strong relationship. louisa catherine describing abigail adams as the planet around which all revolved. louisa catherine and john quincy, unlike john adams, if not live at peace field year- round. summerly returned in the to get a relief from t
and the president has signed into law approximately $2.4 trillion in deficit reduction through 2022, not including the sequester and to reach the goal, we need an additional $1.6 trillion in deficit reduction. so working off the c.b.o.'s baseline, we first instruct the ways and means committee to enhance receive news by $2.7 trillion over the next 10 years. that is not an extraordinary figure. just a few weeks ago, we passed a $3.9 trillion extension in tax cuts. so going back over that and coming up with $2.7 trillion is within the realm of possibility. we just don't make the number up. we show $4.2 trillion in possible options in coming up with the $2.7 trillion. that would include limiting the deductibility of corporate interest payments and numerous tax breaks that corporations enjoy. money can be raised by capital gains taxed for ordinary income without a special benefit. surcharge of 5.4% on that portion of your income over $1 million. speculators' tax, reducing the extension of tax cuts down to the first $250,000, rather than $450,000 of income and several other specific recommendations tha
to the jordanian people? how will be perceived -- many are still asking for new election law, increased local representation. what about bahrain where the u.s. has been silent on many human rights abuses? how will he ensure the people that he is still committed to the values of human rights and democracy? >> the best posture on this is also not unlike the iranian issue. this is not an issue for one place that he goes to. we should have a set of common principles that we are talking about, repeating all the time in the area. yes, he is going to a monarchy. yes, we have a very strong strategic stake in the well- being of jordan and of the king and his government. the president in public should emphasize our commitment to jordan, he should also emphasize our commitments to a set of principles and how we want to do them fulfilled everywhere. privately, i think the focus should be on how can we work with jordan to improve their governance? there are few things that will have more of a positive effect over time and enhancing the effectiveness of jordanian governance. the mix of public and private m
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